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So often, we get caught up in the mistakes of our past or the uncertainties of our future, and in doing so, we rob ourselves of the joy and peace that can be found right now. Fear and worry are natural human experiences, but when they dominate our thoughts, they prevent us from appreciating the beauty of our current reality. Practicing mindfulness, focusing on the present, and cultivating gratitude can help us break free from the cycle of worry. Let's embrace the now, find joy in the little moments, and remember that happiness is found in the present. What do you do to let go of worries and be more present?

Also, as a way to better share advice with you all, I make video responses to your mental health questions.

The last video I made was about what to do when you feel like life is too hard. If this sounds relevant to you, you can check out the video here:

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Otherwise, if you have any questions about mental health, please post in my group and I will try to make a video response specifically for you.

~ Thanks to all. Thanks for all. ~

Speaking of thanks for all, I was hoping we could acknowledge everyone who comments below. I know it seems like a small gesture, but many people here have never opened up to anyone before and being open and honest with strangers can be quite scary. So, if we could show our gratitude by giving their comment a simple reply or heart, I’m sure they would really appreciate your team support. What do you say?

#MentalHealth #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Addiction #dissociativedisorders #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder #ADHD #Fibromyalgia #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #PTSD #Cancer #RareDisease #Disability #Autism #Diabetes #EatingDisorders #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #RheumatoidArthritis #Suicide #MightyTogether

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I just need feedback, please, it’s a cry for help.

What I Hope For The Future (if I make it there): I hope to be able to smile, to actually be happy, to get out of bed, to clean my room, to change my sheets, to do my hair, to brush my teeth, to shower, to be ok with just silence without feeling deep sorrow in my heart, to not get mad at people around me when they’re not focusing on me, and how they dont live to only make me happy, to have a better relationship with my mom, to be nice, I really hope one day I get out of this despair called depression, it really does suck. It’s honestly really dissappointing that I have no motivation to do anything besides play games and talk to someone on the phone, the only reason I have motivation to do those two things, is the fact that they take me away from the sadness warping my mind, it doesn’t even give me dopamine but its just a distraction of normalness if that’s even a word, it actually makes me feel like im a real person, I just feel like sadness, never real just an emotion. I feel as if I argue with people and im filled with so much anger because it’s better than being sad, and in a deep deep deep hurt that you cannot escape, fortunate on my side sure, but not for others, not only that but arguing makes me feel real, knowing that other people get angry too makes me feel as if i’m the same as them, as if we’re all normal, because after all anger is an emotion. When people argue it’s because their so mad at the other person’s opinion that they feel the need to raise their voice and feel hurt by what the other person proposed, doesn’t that mean you’ve been acknowledged though? My answer is yes, I feel like a real person when I argue because they dont dismiss me but instead treat me like I deserve to be argued with, like I’m not an object. I definitely take it too far though, punching the wall, screaming, and destroying things are not normal emotions. To top that off, I am stuck in a constant eating disorder, starved until I couldn’t, ate until I exploded, I prefer the skinny side of me, I liked my body at least. Back to sadness… I haven’t been able to explain it to anyone else what im feeling, to explain it on the deepest level I can, what I feel (maybe I’m being dramatic) is death, although I dont know what death feels like I assume its like getting old, or being on your death bed, my depression is like waiting to die, everyday not getting up to do anything, never being happy, not having anyone worry or miss you, that’s what death is overall. I seem normal on the outside, besides my arms (yes I mean that) but that’s only because if I cant even handle the beat down from myself, I dont know what’d I do if I had to endure hate from the outside world, that’s one of the scariest things in my opinion. Truly, if I could, I would cut all my hair off and fix it to my liking, I would tear my face off and stab it until I couldn’t anymore, and pay for a new one, I would melt my body until it could be transformed into something I could bare to look at, I would smush my brain until it could feel all emotions, in a normal way, until it could cure my mental illness(s), but I can’t do that, can I. It’s pretty disappointing that not even death wants to be friends with me, how do I know, from the multiple times I’ve tried to meet them, they declined. Another thing I hate, is that I can’t be grateful for the things I have, I have a normal life don’t get me wrong, I have a nice house and good amount of money, but what’s so selfish and unfortunate is that I don’t want it, I don’t want this life, say, maybe one day I do get out of this comfort of sadness, happiness makes me uncomfortable, if I do get out of this one day, I’m still going to hate what I have, I hate what I have and what I don’t, that’s why its better off to end it all. Usually when people say bye to their family members they make sure to treat it like it’s their last, or wonder if they’ll never see them again. I get sad thinking about that because when I say bye, I wonder if it’ll be their last time saying bye to me again, I’m worried about what I’ll do to myself. One more thing I hope for in the future… I want to be able to be alone by myself, and to love the people who love me. And most importantly, I want to learn how to not hate myself.#Depression

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I'm new here!

Hi, my name is lostmoon. I'm here because I'm feeling extremely alone right now and like I can't get anything right.

#MightyTogether #Depression #Anxiety #ADHD #EatingDisorder #Lupus

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I'm new here!

Hi, my name is lostmoon. I'm here because I'm feeling extremely alone right now and like I can't get anything right.

#MightyTogether #Depression #Anxiety #ADHD #EatingDisorder #Lupus

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I’m new here!

Hi, I’m Kiki. I’m hoping to find other young adults struggling with BPD. I would like to form friendships and supportive social relationships. I’m 23 and live in the Midwest. My race is black&white. I’ve been isolating, insomniac, and eating in a disordered manner for so long. I feel that I haven’t had a friend in the world since I got in a toxic relationship. I have to change and could use someone to connect with and inspire accountability.

#BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #EatingDisorder

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I’m new here!

Hi, I’m Kiki. I’m hoping to find other young adults struggling with BPD. I would like to form friendships and supportive social relationships. I’m 23 and live in the Midwest. My race is black&white. I’ve been isolating, insomniac, and eating in a disordered manner for so long. I feel that I haven’t had a friend in the world since I got in a toxic relationship. I have to change and could use someone to connect with and inspire accountability.

#BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #EatingDisorder

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I’m new here!

Hi, my name is harleighwayne. I'm here because I've struggled with mental and behavioral health all of my life, and ive isolated so much. I'm in recovery (which feels weird to say) and I want to make connections with other people and I guess make friends that understand. I believe that I am here because I essentially, am tired of doing this alone and ive realized I need to reach out, and that for me is very scary (as is this post). I am not sure what else to share and don't want to overwhelm, but im here if anyone needs support :)

#MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #PTSD #ADHD #AnorexiaNervosa #EatingDisorder

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I’m new here!

Hi, my name is harleighwayne. I'm here because I've struggled with mental and behavioral health all of my life, and ive isolated so much. I'm in recovery (which feels weird to say) and I want to make connections with other people and I guess make friends that understand. I believe that I am here because I essentially, am tired of doing this alone and ive realized I need to reach out, and that for me is very scary (as is this post). I am not sure what else to share and don't want to overwhelm, but im here if anyone needs support :)

#MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #PTSD #ADHD #AnorexiaNervosa #EatingDisorder

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